At the mere mention of the Mercedes-Benz brand, immediately an image pops up in everyone’s minds. This image is of a shiny luxury sedan with rich upholstery and a price which would take up your savings. This brand name is renowned all over the world as the one who makes luxurious cars. But can you imagine a pickup truck with the Mercedes symbol? It may seem ironic but it is true. The Mercedes X-Class is all set to break the stereotype of pickup trucks by customizing it according to its brand identity. The automaker states that this pickup truck will have a premium design along with the sturdiness of a pickup truck.
The Mercedes X-Class doesn’t only serve the purpose of a pickup truck but also of a high-end car. One can use to drive it on a rugged terrain without the fear of it breaking down or for an urban outing as well. This is one pickup truck which will not be frowned upon during a posh social gathering. Instead, the reactions you will get will be of surprise and admiration. The luxury automaker has designed this vehicle retaining the strength of such a truck along with the trademark features of a Mercedes.
Mercedes X-Class features
Advertising on the versatility of the Mercedes X-Class, the automaker is stressing upon the fact that even a pickup truck can be a treat to watch. And this has been proved right with the launch of its latest model. Mercedes-Benz has made sure that it included its flagship features in the model. This includes comfort, safety, design, connectivity, individualistic appeal, and driving dynamics. There was a time when pickup trucks were used mainly for commercial use like delivery. But over the years, the demand for such private trucks has been increasing. The latest Mercedes focuses on the private and moreover family use of this pickup truck.
Due to its all-terrain driving ability, the car comes with a four-wheel drive which can be altered by a knob placed on the console. The car can expertly handle a sudden intrusion by any alien object with the help of its well-resolved setup. This setup makes sure that no outside impact is felt on the people inside. The Mercedes X-Class has a 2.3-liter diesel engine with a six-speed manual. The 190 horsepower gives out a roar which is not heard inside the car. Just like the Mercedes S-Class, even this model will first be sold in Germany at the price of $43,000.